'An Apple A Day' Keeps The Pharmacist Away? New Study Shows

March 31, 2015 5:42 AM

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You know that old saying "an apple a day will keep the doctor away"? Now, a new study shows that it will keep the pharmacist away, too.

Researchers examined data from 8,399 survey participants via the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2007-2008 and 2009-2010). After examining a dietary recall questionnaire, they defined 753 (9 percent) were apple eaters and 7,646 (91 percent) were non-apple eaters.

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